Alison Zeidman is a Los Angeles-based stand-up comedian and writer who got her start in Philadelphia and NYC. She’s currently Head Writer and Co-Executive Producer on Adam Ruins Everything, and her humor writing has been featured in the New York Times. She’s also known for her dark, personal stand-up material, delivered with a stage presence that has been described as “confidently anxious.”

Alison is also the co-host and -producer of:

  • Comedy at The Friend: A weekly stand-up comedy showcase at The Friend in Silver Lake, Los Angeles.
  • Dark Spots: A quarterly stand-up comedy show in NYC where comedians perform their darkest, saddest, and most traumatic (but still funny) jokes. Featured in the New York Comedy Festival (produced by Carolines on Broadway in association with Comedy Central), New York Times, Time Out New York and Village Voice.
  • The Banter Show!: A monthly comedy show in NYC and Austin where pairs of comedians are challenged to entertain the audience with comedic conversation. Featured in Time Out New York and The Interrobang.